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Nikole Hannah-Jones to NC Educators: Fight Anti-History Laws

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones on Tuesday urged public education supporters in North Carolina to organize to fight “anti-history laws” promoted by Republican lawmakers. Hannah-Jones said the left had not gone “crazy enough” in opposing the “culture war that was engineered by the right” which led to laws banning schools …

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The world far right bets the house on Bolsonaro

From Donald Trump to Santiago Abascal de Vox, the international far right is uniting around what, according to Steve Bannon, will be a top priority in 2022: to re-elect Jair Bolsonaro as President of Brazil. For the left too, the Brazilian elections of 2022 are shaping up to be a …

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Say no to armed militias and warlords | My opinion

Raúl Torrez, district attorney for New Mexico’s 2nd Judicial District (including Albuquerque and Bernalillo County), recently won a huge victory for the rule of law and against the functioning of armed militias and local warlords in New Mexico. -Mexico. Last summer, the New Mexico Civil Guard, a right-wing armed militia, …

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Opinion: anti-Semitism is false, whether it comes from the right or from the left

A makeshift memorial near Chabad of Poway after the deadly anti-Semitic shooting of 2019. REUTERS / John Gastaldo We know right-wing anti-Semitism through cries of “you will not replace us”. Left-wing anti-Semitism is carefully worded in criticizing Israel for “human rights violations.” Leftists deny anti-Semitism, citing free speech to criticize …

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Home Moderate GOP Sherwood Boehlert Dies at 84

After serving in the military, he graduated from Utica College in 1961 and managed public relations for the Wyandotte Chemical Company. Drawn into politics as a supporter of relatively progressive New York Republicans like Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller and Senator Jacob K. Javits, he went to work for Rep. Alexander …

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What is the Narnia-inspired Caldron Pool and does it promote “Christian nationalism” in Australia? | Christianity

On a Narnia-inspired website, amid anti-vaccination, anti-mask and anti-abortion messages, there are two petitions named after Hebrew prophets. The website, Caldron Pool, has become a place of conservative Christian opposition to some of the measures taken by Australian governments in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and has attracted contributions from …

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Ryan Crocker, my patience is exhausted | My opinion

Former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker concludes his interview with The New Mexican (“It’s a failure of American patience,” “September 10,” stating, “It’s September 10 again.” Such a fear campaign has no place in a serious discussion of American foreign policy. Crocker says, “We don’t engage in long-term conflict. … If …

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Academics Shine Critical Light on Progressive Christians

[Editor’s note: This article first appeared at “The Stream.”] The elites have long viewed conservative Christians as intolerant and obsessed with politics. It’s a simple view that few people have managed to transform into a more realistic image. George Yancey and Ashlee Quosigk may have done it in their new …

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Americans divided on the news of January 6, poll finds

We are one America divided into two almost completely separate media worlds. This should be the starting point for discussions on the country’s political dynamics and media regimes. This new investigation by one of my favorite groups, the Public Religion Research Institute, points out. “We asked who is to blame …

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Sound off | Reviews | eagletribune.com

Indifferent candidates I’m sorry for the people of Lawrence. Only two of the five mayoral candidates showed up to the forum last week at Northern Essex Community College. Unless there was a family emergency, why weren’t all the candidates there? I guess these candidates don’t really care about the city. …

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House Democrats return to Washington deeply divided

The moderates also joined forces with CAP Shield, founded by Democrats ousted in November from Republican-leaning districts, to push back efforts to smear all Democrats with left-wing slogans. Some argued a new pro-Israel group, Democratic Majority for Israel, determined to thwart the party’s emerging Palestinian rights movement – and defeat …

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Straight, No Chaser: Culture Warriors During Silly Season

The ‘silly season’ of summer has become the time for political parties and their supporters to deploy inflammatory ideas knowing that they will be largely covered, as there is not much else besides the sport. Right now, the commentary columns of serious Danish newspapers seem dominated by “culture warriors” determined …

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Ghanaian court drops charges against 21 LGBTQ activists

Editor’s Note: International News Editor-in-Chief Michael K. Lavers was on assignment for the Washington Blade in Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador from July 11 to 25. TIJUANA, Mexico – Marvin is a 23-year-old gay man from Dulce Nombre, a municipality in the Department of Copán in Honduras. He left Honduras …

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Pedro Castillo proclaimed President-elect of Peru

LIMA, Peru – His parents were peasants who had never learned to read. As a child, he walked for hours to school, before becoming a teacher himself. Then, two months ago, he burst onto Peru’s national political scene as a dissenting candidate with a captivating call to the polls: “No …

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Hungary: Politicians call for investigation into allegations of espionage | World news

By JUSTIN SPIKE, Associated Press BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Opposition lawmakers in Hungary’s parliament have called for an investigation into the findings of an international investigation that the country’s right-wing government used powerful malware to spy on journalists, politicians and critical businessmen. Investigation by a global media consortium suggested that …

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DACA immigration program invalidated by federal judge

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal because Congress has never given the executive the power to grant mass reprieve to immigrants who are in the United States without authorization. “As popular as this program may be, the proper starting point …

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Anti-government icon raises concerns during Kalispell visit

A former Arizona sheriff and hero of the anti-government militia movement has returned to Flathead Valley to speak at Conservative rallies, sell his self-published books, and promote his curious take on the state system of government- United. Richard Mack, 68, is a Second Amendment absolutist who argues law enforcement officials …

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Letters to the Editor, June 23, 2021 | Notice

Letters to the Editor, June 23, 2021 Critical race theory, created by academics 50 years ago, is gaining more and more attention as patience with residual racial injustice wears off. It’s an expansive idea, of course not fully developed in public life over the centuries, like, say, the idea of …

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Mercury’s Sound Off for Sunday June 20 | Notice

New Jersey school district wipes holiday names off school calendar because Randolph Township School Board doesn’t want to offend anyone by having Thanksgiving on the calendar, or Memorial Day, or Flag Day, or Labor Day, or that vacation really offensive New Years Day. I swear these doctors are getting “more …

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McGeachin as governor? Seriously? | Columns

We can expect to hear a lot from Janice McGeachin over the next 11 months. Hopefully after that, after losing the Republican primary elections to a more plausible candidate, she will lose her audience. If she wins the primary, one can only hang on to the low probability that moderate …

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FirstFT: Today’s best stories | Financial Time

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT Europe / Africa newsletter. register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every weekday morning The EU faces a “High risk” of abuse in its 800 billion euros post-pandemic stimulus fund because some countries refuse to register with …

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Netherlands move past Ukraine after scare in second half

Netherlands 3 Ukraine 2 Denzel Dumfries’ 85th-minute header ruined Ukraine’s comeback and gave the Netherlands a perfect start to their 10th European Championship challenge, with a win to tie Austria’s earlier in the day. Roman Yaremchuk’s equalizer moments before had come across as the last volley of a scintillating second …

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What he tells us about anti-racism.

On Thursday, the Florida State Board of Education voted unanimously, at the request of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, to ban classes that employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) or The New York Times Project 1619 in schools. Voting aligns with initiatives in several other states like Idaho, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Iowa. …

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Will it take a BBC drama to finally launch a rational debate on British prisons? | Owen Jones

A a rational conversation about Britain’s broken prison system seems nearly impossible. Any evidence-based argument clashes with right-wing media quick to smother dissenters with moving clichés of being ‘lenient on crime’, excusing criminal behavior, or siding with criminals rather than victims. . Even politicians who secretly know the criminal justice …

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Frenchman gets 4 months in prison for slapping Macron

VALENCE, France (AP) – A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or far-right “patriot” was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from holding public office in France and owning weapons for five years during …

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Southern Baptist Convention Goes To Hell In A Hand Basket

Recent famous Southern Baptist refugees Russell Moore and (no relation) Beth Moore have resigned. Photo: Mark Humphrey / AP; Living Evidence Ministries A generation ago, diehard conservatives took control of the largest Protestant church denomination in the United States, the Southern Baptist Convention, and spawned what we now call “the …

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Newsom and the state health department competition

Following science turns many governors into the equivalent of carnival barkers. But if the COVID-19 pandemic is a catastrophic public health event that has rocked the world putting the lives of 7.9 billion people at risk, why are our political leaders acting like they are peddling gambling to to vaccinate …

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Large hexagonal room in the heart of Forsythia

From the front, the Forsythia has the appearance of a typical contemporary ranch-style home. An overview of the floor plan tells a different story. A large, dramatic hexagonal space forms its core, with wings jutting out to the right and left. This house offers wide views to the rear, making …

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